Napoleon III ostrich egg mounted on legs - 19th century


This charming ostrich egg dates to the 19th century. It is mounted on metal legs designed to look like ostrich legs. This Napoleon III piece would have originally been displayed in a Cabinet de curiosités – a room used for displaying collections of natural history objects, a concept which began in the 16th century.

Approx. 9½” high x 5½” diameter 

USA delivery - $66 including all import taxes

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